Archive | February, 2010

28 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Easy Avocado Salad

This easy to assemble salad is fresh and absolutely delicious – A simple homemade dressing makes it superb! Avocado Salad 1/3 cup soya sauce 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1 tsp brown sugar 2 limes, juiced 3 avocadoes, peeled, and sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced salad greens Assemble salad greens in bowl. Top with avocados […]

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25 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Sausage Stuffed Mushroom Caps

I adore mushrooms. I’m not sure why, but they are just one of those foods I cannot get enough of. So, coming up with new ways to cook with them is always lots of fun. I think this is probably about the forth different *type* of stuffed mushrooms I’ve come up with. They are slightly […]

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25 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

BT Appearance February 19th

If you weren’t able to tune into Toronto’s Breakfast Television on Friday, here is the link to the segment on YouTube. Enjoy!

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23 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Inside Guelph – February 24th

Catch me on Rogers Cable 20 “Inside Guelph” tomorrow, February 24th at noon, where I’ll be talking to Trish Stevenson about the fine art of food blogging. It’s kind of funny, I’ve been blogging for more than 5 years now, and this evening, I was asking my husband what type of questions he thinks she’ll […]

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21 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Breakfast Television Appearance!

What a fun time on BT! The day began very early, as we had to be in the studio at 6 a.m.! As I was preparing the food for the show, staff came over and introduced themselves, as I chopped, peeled and prepped. They also helped themselves to the goodies I brought – a HUGE […]

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20 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

St. Jacob’s Market

taste-testing grape seed oils We took a trip up to St. Jacob’s this morning to get a good dose of the market – I had forgotten how much I love that place, as it had been several months since we last went. There are friendly people, who if asked, will tell you everything you ever […]

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15 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Breakfast Television Appearance

This Friday, February 19th between 7 and 9 a.m. tune into Toronto’s Breakfast Television. I’m so excited about this great opportunity to cook live on television, and the chance to see how the BT show comes together! I’ll be whipping up a salad, lasagna, and of course, my famous muffins alongside BT host, Dina Pugliese. […]

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14 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Welsh Cakes

I’ve never made these before, and when I came across this recipe tonight, I thought it seemed like a fun one to try for our breakfast in the morning! Use fancy cookie cutters in your kids’ favorite shapes to make them a special treat. Welsh Cakes 2 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup […]

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11 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Erica’s Pizza Recipe

Erica’s Homemade Pizza Crust 1 Tbsp Traditional Yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 cup warm water 2.5 cups flour 1.5 Tbsp oil dash of salt In medium size bowl combine warm water (do not make it hot, you will kill the yeast) yeast and sugar, give a quick stir.  Let rise for 10 minutes. After letting […]

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10 February 2010 ~ 4 Comments

The New Healthy Insider’s Report from President’s Choice

PC has done it again, launching a brand new line of impressive PC products, with the health conscious as well as the economical Canadian in mind. I received my box of goodies to sample today, and am quite pleased. Cleverly packed into a lunch bag, PC is focussing on the concept of the “bag-lunch” in […]

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